Ram Baran Yadav

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Ram Baran Yadav
रामवरण यादव
Dr. Ram Baran Yadav.jpg
1st President of Nepal
In office
23 July 2008 – 29 October 2015
Prime MinisterGirija Prasad Koirala
Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Madhav Kumar Nepal
Jhala Nath Khanal
Baburam Bhattarai
Khil Raj Regmi
Sushil Koirala
Khadga Prasad Sharma Oli
Vice PresidentParmanand Jha
Preceded byPosition established
Girija Prasad Koirala Acting Head of State of Nepal
Succeeded byBidhya Devi Bhandari
Personal details
Born (1948-02-04) 4 February 1948 (age 71)
Sapahi, Nepal
Political partyNepali Congress (1968-2008)
Spouse(s)Julekha Yadav
ChildrenChandra Mohan
Chandra Shekhar
Anita Yadav
Alma materUniversity of Calcutta
Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

Ram Baran Yadav (born 4 February 1948) is a Nepalese politician and physician. He was the 1st President of Nepal following the declaration of a republic in 2008.[1] He was president from 23 July 2008 to 29 October 2015.

Yadav was Minister of State for Health in the 1991–1994 Nepali Congress government.[2] He was elected to the House of Representatives in 1999.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Physician to become Nepal's first president". International Herald Tribune. 2008-07-22. Retrieved 2008-07-22.
  2. [1] Archived March 24, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Election Commission of Nepal Archived 2006-10-12 at the Wayback Machine